Archive for 2010

  • Pain Medications for Labor and Birth

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

    Many types of medication can ease pain during labor and delivery. Here is a brief outline of the most common types of medication offered.

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  • My Own Birthday

    Friday, July 23rd, 2010

    I had a birthday this month – July 9th. It was a quiet day and that was how I wished it to be. I had a lot of lovely birthday wishes – from my family, others who love me, and friends on FaceBook.

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  • Tori on ParentsAsk.Com – Homebirth or Hospital Birth

    Friday, July 16th, 2010

    Today, the sky is clear and I sit in what is quite possibly the best chair in the world looking out over the sand, blue water and nothing but the coastline of Lake Michigan.

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  • I am back (I think)

    Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

    Whew- I am back. I am so sorry that I seem to have disappeared. I had some significant connection issues out here on the lake but I think I now understand the way to use the “satellite” Internet connection that we have.

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  • Internet Connectivity

    Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

    Argh – I have been offline intermittently for the past week. My family and I are in South Haven Michigan on Lake Michigan for several weeks. Until last summer we had only dial-up Internet, which was simply torture. Although we are on the lakefront and near a good size community, our immediate area is very rural. It takes 10 minutes off the main road onto a windy dirt road to get all the way out to us.

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  • San Francisco View From the Bay

    Sunday, June 27th, 2010

    I had a lot of fun a couple of days ago being part of our San Francisco talk show, View From the Bay . It is a live show with a studio audience. The host, Lisa Quinn and I talked about some lesser-known pregnancy facts.

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  • New Relationship with ParentsAsk.Com

    Monday, June 14th, 2010

    I am very excited about now being a part of I will be posting videos on different topics and Q & A’s – sometimes alone and sometimes as part of a panel. My first episode launched this past Thursday on Healthy Eating During Pregnancy.

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  • New York City Homebirth Midwives Lose Physician Backup

    Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

    Very recently, half of the New York City midwives who practice homebirth, lost their physician and hospital back up privileges. This was due to the closure of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan.

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  • Happy Memorial Day!

    Monday, May 31st, 2010

    Today, we honor those who have lost their lives serving this country in the military. I would also like to take a moment to simply acknowledge all of those men, women and families who actively serve our country.

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  • Sparrow Hospital – Lansing, Michigan

    Monday, May 24th, 2010

    I felt extremely honored to have been so graciously received here. By design, Sparrow Hospital was the first stop on my 100 Hospital National Tour – promoting “Positive Pregnancy, Positive Birth”.

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